Golf News for Thursday, February 12, 2009
"We are big believers in the LPGA Tour and its talented, charismatic players, and look forward to working with the Tour to continue to grow its brand in the coming years," said GOLF CHANNEL President Page Thompson. [... more » ]
"His wealth of club management experience, dedication to providing the best guidance possible for clubs and disciplined work ethic will surely be an asset," said Susan Beekman, Dataw Island Club president. [... more » ]
"The Dennis Walters Show is something for everyone to see, as his love and passion for the game is an inspiration to us all," said Bob Baldassari, PGA general manager, PGA Village. [... more » ]
"Golfers tell us the Golf Show means a new season has begun and it energizes them thinking about the game," said Show Manager Carolyn Alt. "The Show aims at being entertaining and worthwhile." [... more » ]
"It remains extremely important for Golfing Magazine to be at the regional golf shows," said Tom Landers, Publisher of Golfing Magazine. "These shows allows us to get our publication into the hands of the active golfer." [... more » ]
With LPGA Tour card in hand, Michelle Wie is presenting the upgraded version of herself to fans this week at the SBS Open. You might even consider her “M.W. version 2.0″, but don’t expect any surprises as she still remains the same golfer but in a shiny new package. [... more » ]
"Winning the Buick Invitational was dramatic and timely recognition for the Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shafts," said Scott Hennessy, president and Chief Executive Officer of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"The IROD Hybrid and Proforce V2 Tour Hybrid 89 and 100 have been favorites among tour pros, and we are excited to start testing the Proforce AXIVCore Hybrid," said Jim McIntosh, UST Mamiya director of tour operations. [... more » ]
"Because the shaft's symmetry is maintained throughout the swing, it loads and unloads more consistently, enabling you to more reliably deliver the club head," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"First, we incorporated a variable face thickness to reduce the perimeter area of the impact area so the entire club face could be more active," said Jeff Summitt, Technical Director at Hireko Golf. [... more » ]
"We are excited about John's strong performance at the start of the 2009 PGA Tour and look forward to an eventful season," said Dave Mattson, Chief Executive Officer of Sandler Training. [... more » ]
"It's quite an honor to win," said Schuller. "I'm very humbled by this. There is a very small list of names of pros who have won the PGA Match Play more than once and it shows that all my hard work has paid off." [... more » ]
"Our military and their families make great sacrifices to keep us safe and we wanted to offer them an opportunity to enjoy viewing some of the greatest golfers in the world," said Northern Trust Open Tournament Director Tom Pulchinski. [... more » ]
"I think buyers are starting to recognize that in today's market, our business model makes more sense than ever, and then they see the beautiful new products," said Jimmy Glass, President, Page & Tuttle, [... more » ]
"When Softspikes eliminated spike marks, ball marks became the new enemy, so now we've developed a product solution that can once again make golf greens pristine," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"We are proud to have Team VTech be our Brand ambassadors on Tour and are looking forward to the season kicking off in Hawaii." said Tom Bacon, vice president of marketing, VTech Communications. [... more » ]
The Myrtle Beach Sun News recently released it’s list of the Grand Strand’s 18 holes, selected by a panel of experts. Having played at least 50 or 60 Grand Strand courses, here’s my thoughts on what I thought the panel got right - and wrong. [... more » ]